Teachers are Heroes

Ms. Klim, our outstanding 2nd grade teacher, was selected as one of 12 teachers in San Diego County for the Teachers are Heroes award! KSON, Azusa Pacific University, and the San Diego Office of Education are the sponsors, and we appreciate their generous contributions. In addition to a $100 gift card to Staples, students get…


Interested in a Morning Program?

Hello OTA families, We are reaching out to gain your input on a potentially exciting development. As you know, we do not currently offer a morning program at OTA for Character Builders. Principal Centofranchi and I feel it would be beneficial to both the YMCA and OTA if we did have a morning childcare program.…


Get Your Gala Tickets!

Get your tickets now!  OTA Nacho Average Gala, Saturday, May 4. Tickets available at the following link:   Gala Tickets.   Want to volunteer at the event? Sign-up now and we’ll send you a promo code for $40 off admission price:https://www.signupgenius.com/go/409054aa4aa22a6fb6-fiesta Check out live auction previews, the generous gala sponsors, a sneak peek at Teacher Experiences…


WANTED: Yearbook Pictures!

Call for yearbook pictures! It’s that time! The school year is over in 10 weeks! It’s time to submit the photos you’ve been taking all year so they can be included in the 2019 OTA Yearbook… First day of school, Jog-a-thon, Halloween, holiday parties, field trips, sports, spirit days, school dances, family events, pictures around…


Staff Directory & Blogs

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Kindergarten - Alexandra Halverstadt

First Grade - Jenny Blackwood

Second Grade - Michelle Klim

Third Grade - Jennifer Ciampa

Fourth Grade - Chelsea VanWerden

Fifth Grade - Sarah Cook

6th-8th Social Studies - Jennifer Church

6th-8th English Language Arts - Turner Watts

6th-8th Grade Math

STEM - Taylor Vickers

Music - Ellyn King

Spanish - Cynthia Ostrowski

Physical Education - Kevin Killacky

Education Specialist - Kirsten Ramirez

Speech Language Pathologist - Jessica Reed

Instructional Aide - Cori Rashad

Instructional Aide - Jennifer Garcia

Instructional Aide - Jade Talbott

Core Knowledge Advisor & StandUp For Kids Coordinator - Bob Hamm